Caution: Licorice Root should be avoided by people with high blood pressure. It contains natural sugars which may disturb the sugar balance of some diabetics, so it is sometimes processed to remove the sugars, i.e. "Deglycyrrhinated Licorice - DGL."
Herbie’s Herbs tinctures are alcohol-based preparations macerated in 50% distilled cane sugar alcohol at a 1:2 ratio. Read more here
Compared to other methods, alcohol helps extract nearly all active constituents from a herb yielding stronger tinctures that require a lower dose to attain beneficial effects.
Alcohol eliminates the growth of bacteria and mold while preserving the valuable constituents resulting in a much longer shelf life.